Season of Service

January 16th - April 23rd 2016

Let's Serve Our Schools!

We are a month and a half into this year's Season of Service and we love seeing movement of churches serving the needs of their communities through local schools. Season of Service is running from January 16th - April 23rd 2016 and will culminate with a weekend to weekend service blitz from April 16-23rd 2016 called Serve Our Schools. Why a focused service week? There's something incredible about churches working together in a specific joint effort that demonstrates to every person and neighborhood that Christians are alive and well and wanting to see communities transformed for the better. Similar efforts in collaborative service are happening in cities all across California with the Love Our Cities initiative on April 23rd. If you are planning a service event for Serve Our Schools, please let us know about it by emailing your plans to

Let's Serve Our Schools together!

Megan McCleary

Director, Serve United

A strategic organization of the ACTS Group

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Q Commons Sacramento

Q Commons Sacramento is happening in just a few days! (March 3rd at Studio 817) Gather alongside friends, neighbors, and community leaders to become unified, informed, and inspired to cultivate good works in our region. We will hear from an incredible lineup of national speakers as well as local speakers such as St. John's Program for Real Change's Executive Director Michele Steeb, local and nationally known entrepreneur Greg Perkins, and co-founder of webconnex, Eric Knopf.

Seating is limited, get your tickets HERE!

Thursday, March 3rd, 7-9pm

817 16th Street

Sacramento, CA

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Stories of Service: My City Encouragement Cards

Thousands of young people from the Sacramento region and beyond gathered at Capital Christian Center on February 18th - 20th for the My City Youth Conference. Serve United was there to share the vision of Every School Partnership and to allow students to write encouragement cards to teachers, students in elementary schools struggling to learn to read and refugee students starting school in America for the first time. Many students wrote heart-felt messages which will be delivered over the coming weeks. Thank you, students for your simple act of encouragement and love!
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Stories of Service: Sierra Service Project's Weekend of Service

The following Story of Service has been written by Sierra Service Project, a local organization that exists to build faith and strengthen communities through service to others.

Over Valentine’s Day Weekend, 38 volunteers joined forces in Sacramento to serve their community during a Weekend of Service organized by local nonprofit, Sierra Service Project (SSP). The volunteers were mostly middle and high school youth and came from six different church congregations in the Sacramento/Bay area, and parts of the Central Valley. [read more]

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Upcoming Service Opportunity: Royal Family Kids Camp

Royal Family Kids Camp is designed specifically for kids in the foster care system to experience childhood fun through activities, build relationships with volunteers and to be introduced to Jesus. This summer, Royal Family Kids Sacramento will be taking 30 children aged 6-12 for five days of camp from July 2-7! There are opportunities to volunteer for the full week, help with preparation or give financially. The deadline to apply is March 15th. Please contact Jody Ebsworth at or 916-626-0737 with any questions.
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